The '''American Bible Society''' (ABS) is an interconfessional, non-denominational, nonprofit organization, founded on May 11, 1816 in New York City
, which publishes, distributes and translates the Bible
and provides study aids and other tools to help people engage with the Bible. It is probably best known for its Good News Translation
of the Bible, with its contemporary vernacular. They also publish the Contemporary English Version
. The American Bible Society is also a member of the Forum of Bible Agencies International
ABS's headquarters relocated from New York City
in August 2015.